Famous Tower Of Strength Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Tower Of Strength poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous tower of strength poems. These examples illustrate what a famous tower of strength poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Shelley, Percy Bysshe
...ief marvel of the wilderness
Is a lone dwelling, built by whom or how
None of the rustic island-people know:
'Tis not a tower of strength, though with its height
It overtops the woods; but, for delight,
Some wise and tender Ocean-King, ere crime
Had been invented, in the world's young prime,
Rear'd it, a wonder of that simple time,
An envy of the isles, a pleasure-house
Made sacred to his sister and his spouse.
It scarce seems now a wreck of human art,
But, as it were, Ti...Read More
by Petrarch, Francesco
...pen so oft pours forth my heart;Mansion of noble probity, who artA tower of strength 'gainst all assault full arm'd.O rose effulgent, in whose foldings, charm'd,We view with fresh carnation snow take part!O pleasure whence my wing'd ideas start[Pg 144]To that ble...Read More
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